Archives For Great Walks

18 takahē are now roaming the tussock grasslands of Gouland Downs on the Heaphy Track. Takahē Advocacy Ranger Julie takes us behind the scenes of the recent takahē release in Kahurangi National Park.

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Sunshine, blue skies and warm evenings greeted Don Herron when he rode the Heaphy Track in May 2016.

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Hut Ranger Evan Smith’s nightly hut talks at Lake Mackenzie Hut have gone a long way to help predator control on the Routeburn Track.

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Anja Scholz tells us about her experience volunteering as an assistant hut warden along the Heaphy Track.

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Today’s photo of the week is from the Croesus Track on the West Coast of the South Island.

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DOC’s Jennifer Ross shares her experience walking the Rakiura Track in a day as part of Orphans Aid International’s “Challenge for Change” Week.

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New Zealand’s mountain peaks, native forests and pristine lakes can now be viewed from anywhere in the world on Google Maps. We go behind the scenes.

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